Question: Jumping To The Next Bed Coordinate In The Ucsc Genome Browser
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gravatar for Biomed
8.5 years ago by
Biomed4.6k
Bethesda, MD, USA
Biomed4.6k wrote:

I have a genome wide very sparse custom bed track uploaded to the UCSC browser. I would like to jump to the next interval where there is data on the custom track. My current method is to display each chromosome as a whole and see where the bed track has data and zoom in but there are whole chromosomes where there is no data so I would like to have a less painful option to do that. Any ideas? Thanks

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ADD COMMENTlink modified 5.8 years ago by Biostar ♦♦ 20 • written 8.5 years ago by Biomed4.6k
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gravatar for Bart Aelterman
8.5 years ago by
Brussels
Bart Aelterman110 wrote:

underneath the genome browser, there are some buttons (track search, add custom track, etc). There is also a button "configure". When you click on that one, you enter a menu where you can configure your browser and one of the options that is standard turned off is "Next/previous item navigation". When you switch it on, there are some arrows in the browser with which you can jump to the next feature in a track. Not sure whether it also works with custom tracks though maybe this is what you're looking for?

ADD COMMENTlink written 8.5 years ago by Bart Aelterman110
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+1 Bart, I was going to post this same response...and yes, I've checked that this works for custom tracks.

ADD REPLYlink written 8.5 years ago by Casey Bergman18k

Thanks a lot for the great answer.

ADD REPLYlink written 8.5 years ago by Biomed4.6k
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gravatar for Pierre Lindenbaum
8.5 years ago by
France/Nantes/Institut du Thorax - INSERM UMR1087
Pierre Lindenbaum124k wrote:

you could use the url parameter of the custom track to create a link to... the next segment ?

ADD COMMENTlink written 8.5 years ago by Pierre Lindenbaum124k

Interesting idea, thanks Pierre.

ADD REPLYlink written 8.5 years ago by Biomed4.6k
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